British Plastics Federation urges world's policymakers to recognize role plastics have played in addressing environmental, social issues

LOS ANGELES , October 31, 2011 (press release) – The British Plastics Federation (BPF) urged the world’s policy makers to recognize the role plastics have played in addressing environmental and social issues in a written statement to U.K. Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Vince Cable, reported Oct. 31.

In the statement, Peter Davis, director general at BPF, said plastics have supported the growing population and offered cause for hope among populations struggling with deprivation.

BPF cited rainwater harvesting, crop protection, food safety and durability, greenhouse gas emissions reduction, and the availability of affordable medical devices as some of the global challenges addressed by and aided by plastics.

The primary source of this article is, London, England, on Oct. 31, 2011.

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